Building and Construction Products

  • Reciprocal Landscapes

    Tracing materials between New York City and beyond, 1st Edition

    By Jane Hutton

    This book examines the connections of landscape construction and materials through a series of case stories linking the material origins with their new site. The author uses 6 key sites in New York as the springboard to investigate the relationships between the paired landscapes of production and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge

  • Dissertation Research and Writing for Built Environment Students

    4th Edition

    By S.G. Naoum

    Dissertation Research and Writing for Built Environment Students is the essential guide to get students through their final year research project. Trusted and developed over three previous editions, the new fourth edition shows you how to select a dissertation topic, write a proposal, conduct a…

    Paperback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Quality Auditing in Construction Projects

    A Handbook, 1st Edition

    By Abdul Razzak Rumane

    This book provides construction professionals, designers, contractors and quality auditors involved in construction projects with the auditing skills and processes required to improve construction quality and make their projects more competitive and economical. The processes within the book focus…

    Hardback – 2019-06-21 
    Routledge

  • Construction Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Will Hughes

    This four-volume set represents the most significant research in the field of construction management, from refereed journals, conference proceedings and book chapters. The first section, context of construction management, sets out the underlying theories and ideas that inform and influence the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Construction

  • Property Rights from Below

    Commodification of Land and the Counter-Movement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Balakrishnan Rajagopal, Olivier De Schutter

    Recent years have seen a globalization of property rights as the Western conception of property rights over land has extended across the world. As formerly community-owned land and natural resources are privatized and titling schemes proliferate, Property Rights from Below questions the trend…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Complex Real Property Rights Series

  • NEC4: 100 Questions and Answers

    1st Edition

    By Kelvin Hughes

    This book details some of the most important and interesting questions raised about the NEC family of contracts and provides clear, comprehensive answers to those questions. Written by an NEC expert with over 20 years’ experience using, advising, and training others, the book has several…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge

  • The Client Role in Successful Construction Projects

    1st Edition

    By Jason Challender, Russell Whitaker

    The Client Role in Successful Construction Projects is a practical guide for clients on how to initiate, procure and manage construction projects and developments. This book is written from the perspective of the client initiating a construction project as part of a business venture and differs…

    Paperback – 2019-05-16 
    Routledge

  • Principles of Structural Design

    Wood, Steel, and Concrete, Third Edition, 3rd Edition

    By Ram S. Gupta

    Timber, steel, and concrete are common engineering materials used for designing and constructing structures. The choice of material depends upon the type of structures, availability of material, and the preference of designer. The design practices the code requirements of each material are very…

    Hardback – 2019-05-16 
    CRC Press

  • 'One Planet' Cities

    Sustaining Humanity within Planetary Limits, 1st Edition

    By David Thorpe

    This book addresses the crucial question of how the essential needs of the growing human population can be met without breaking the Earth's already-stretched life-support system. With four out of five people predicted to be urban dwellers by 2080, ‘One Planet’ Cities proposes a pathway to genuine…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge

  • Building Performance Simulation for Design and Operation

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Jan L.M. Hensen, Roberto Lamberts

    When used appropriately building performance simulation has the potential to reduce the environmental impact of the built environment, to improve indoor quality and productivity, as well as facilitating future innovation and technological progress in construction. Since publication of the first…

    Hardback – 2019-05-03 
    Routledge

  • The Architecture and Engineering of Natural Cooling

    2nd Edition

    By Brian Ford, Rosa Schiano-Phan

    This revised and updated handbook provides the architect, engineer and other building professional with the latest research and practice in the application of passive and hybrid downdraught cooling in different building types in different locations around the world. It includes: - guidance on the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Building Stones and Stone Buildings

    1st Edition

    By John A. Hudson, John W. Cosgrove

    This book covers the wide spectrum of subjects relating to obtaining and using building stones, starting with their geological origin and then describing the nature of granites, volcanics, limestones, sandstones, flint, metamorphic stones, breccias and conglomerates, with emphasis being placed on…

    Hardback – 2019-04-25 
    CRC Press

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